Course Title: Make a presentation

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2016

Course Code: COMM5928C

Course Title: Make a presentation

School: 650T Vocational Business Education

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6141 - Advanced Diploma of Legal Practice

Course Contact: Robert Sheen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5759

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Joanne Mackay


Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review a presentation to a target audience.

This unit applies to individuals who may be expected to make presentations for a range of purposes, such as marketing, training, promotions, etc. They contribute well developed communication skills in presenting a range of concepts and ideas.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCMM401A Make a presentation


1. Prepare a presentation

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Plan and document presentation approach and intended outcomes

1.2. Choose presentation strategies , format and delivery methods  that match the characteristics  of the target audience, location, resources and personnel needed

1.3. Select presentation aids , materials  and techniques  that suit the format and purpose of the presentation, and will enhance audience understanding of key concepts and central ideas

1.4. Brief others involved in the presentation on their roles/responsibilities within the presentation

1.5. Select techniques to evaluate presentation effectiveness


2. Deliver a presentation

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Explain and discuss desired outcomes of the presentation with the target audience

2.2. Use presentation aids, materials and examples to support target audience understanding of key concepts and central ideas

2.3. Monitor non-verbal and verbal communication of participants to promote attainment of presentation outcomes

2.4. Use persuasive communication techniques to secure audience interest

2.5. Provide opportunities for participants to seek clarification on central ideas and concepts, and adjust the presentation to meet participant needs and preferences

2.6. Summarise key concepts and ideas at strategic points to facilitate participant understanding


3. Review the presentation

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Implement techniques to review the effectiveness  of the presentation

3.2. Seek and discuss reactions to the presentation from participants or from key personnel involved in the presentation

3.3. Utilise feedback from the audience or from key personnel involved in the presentation to make changes to central ideas presented

Learning Outcomes


Details of Learning Activities



Teaching Schedule


Note: COMM5928C Make a Presentation is co-delivered with LAW5719 Apply Conveyancing Process 




(week commencing)

   Week 1 – 4 July

Introduction –course outline and discussion, REVISION

Real Estate industry overview


Week 2 – 11 July

Real Estate Industry cont’d, and introduction to Contract for Sale of Land documents


Week 3 – 18 July

Analyse contract of sale of land

File processes, searches and certificates, conduct of file


Week 4 – 25 July

Section 32 Statements requirements

Research and prepare case study for assessment in week 6

   Week 5 – 1 Aug

Contravention of s.32 Sale of Land Act.


   Week 6 – 8 Aug

Case Report Oral Presentation 20%

In Class 20% Assessment

Case report and Oral Presentations

Week 7 – 15 Aug

          Cooling off, finance clauses

Release instructions and Discuss Auction Report Assessment

Week 8 – 22 Aug

Deposits, caveats, insurance


Aug 29- Sept 2

Mid semester break

Mid semester break

Week 9 – 5 Sept

Research week for auction assignment and teacher consultation


   Week 10 – 11 Sept

Domestic Building legislation, Illegal structures, Consumer legislation


Week 11 – 19 Sept


Auction/research Presentations-30%

(all students to attend)

Week 12 – 26 Sept


Auction/research Presentations-30% (all students to attend)

Week 13 – 3 Oct


Auction/research Presentations-30% (all students to attend)

Final written report due

Week 14 – 11 Oct

Adjustments, Settlement Breach of contract, Revision


Week 15 – 17 Oct

Major test – Open Book – 50% - all topics

Major test – Open Book – 50%

Week 16– 24 Oct

SC Resits & deferred assessment












Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Recommended text


Conveyancing Victoria 2016/7, Simon Libbis, available from Hybrid Publishers, at student discount (see order form on Blackboard)


Students should refer to latest cases and other references, legislation and websites and other relevant information on the course site on the Blackboard HUB, and prior to classes the lecture outlines and notes.


Overview of Assessment

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit

In order to demonstrate competency in this unit, you must provide evidence of:

* preparation, delivery and evaluation of the effectiveness of at least two presentations related to your occupation or area of interest
* knowledge of the principles of effective communication.

Context for assessment

Assessment must ensure:

* access to an actual workplace or simulated environment
* access to office equipment, documentation and resources.


Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions. You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning effectiveness and final performance in the course.

Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

Assessment Tasks


CASE Report and Oral Presentation          WEEK 6                        40%

AUCTION/RESEARCH REPORT        WEEK 10, 11 & 12              60%



In the assessment once the student has demonstrated competence, the following grading will be applied.














Assessment Matrix

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